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Recently Issued Patents:
- US Patent No. 8, 438,522, "Logic Element Architecture for Generic Logic Chains in Programmable Devices", issued May 7, 2013. This technology is available for licensing.
- US Patent No. 8,383,864, "Novel Method for the Conversion of Cellulose and Related Carbohydrate Materials to Low-Molecular-Weight Compounds", issued February 26, 2013. This technology is available for licensing.
ISURF licenses two ground-breaking technologies to Cellectis SA enabling precise genetic modification of DNA-encoded organisms. The press release can be found here.
ISURF and Rosetta Green sign a license agreement for developing improved crops resistant to destructive parasitic nematodes. Click here to read more.
The April 2013 issue of the SBIR/STTR Newsletter is now available online.
ISURF reinvests in Iowa State University research. Over the last ten years, ISURF returned over $55 million to inventors, colleges, and research centers and established a $9.5 million Research and Economic Opportunities Fund in the Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development. Click here for ISURF's annual report.
ISURF is collaborating with the Department of Energy to promote Ames Laboratory technologies on the Energy Innovation Portal.
Patent Reform. A summary from the United States Patent and Trademark Office with the effective dates for the different provisions of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act ("AIA"), H.R. 1249 can be found here. For an outline of the AIA click here and for the full version of the AIA click here.